joual

joual

[zhoo-al, -ahl]
noun
any of the nonstandard dialects of Canadian French, characterized by deviations from the standard phonology, morphology, syntax, and vocabulary, and often containing many borrowings from English.

Origin:
1960–65; representing a non-standard pronunciation of French cheval horse

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joual (ʒwɑːl)
 
n
nonstandard Canadian French dialect, esp as associated with ill-educated speakers
 
[from the pronunciation in this dialect of French cheval horse]

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